| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Some fashion and beauty choices come with the disclaimer, "If you're going to wear it, you have to own it."
The fanny pack is a great example. Listen, we all see the appeal of tooling around town hands-free without a hundred-pound tote weighing us down....
| Feb 27, 2014
| 1:09 PM
Everyone knows (don't they?) that 60 is the new 40. Or is it 30? Anyhow, three questions that touch on the issue of age …
Dear Answer Angel Ellen: I would like to get a makeup update but hesitate for two reasons. First, I know that any cosmetic...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 4:01 PM
A 25-year-old Glenview man arrested for breaking into vehicles in Wilmette last summer was sentenced this week to three years' probation and time already served in jail, court records show.
Security video and graphics on a T-shirt led police to Robert...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 3:17 PM
So how broke are Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott? We're getting the feeling that it's all relative.
As in, relative to the super-rich lifestyle she had when she was younger.
When Spelling told People magazine on Thursday that she and McDermott were...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 1:11 PM
They are both former Los Angeles residents who returned to town over the weekend to be honored by the museum that they used to frequent in their younger, wilder days.
On Saturday, Martin Scorsese and David Hockney were in L.A. for the third annual Art +...
| Nov 28, 2013
Today's designer consignment looks nothing like the college snapshot of students pawing through piles for that Prada in the rough.
Hollywood's A-list regularly walks the red carpet in couture from Decades, the luxury consignment store that starred in...
| Nov 3, 2013
In a world where scads of sales can be found anytime online, devoting an entire day, a half tank of gas and a week's pay to a mall, even an outlet mall, would be like ducking into a phone booth and depositing a dime.
Not since my back-to-school...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 7:28 AM
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art will unveil a new restoration of Nicholas Ray's seminal 1955 teen drama "Rebel Without a Cause" Nov. 1 at the Leo S. Bing Theater.
The 4k digital restoration of the classic starring James Dean, Natalie Wood and Sal...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Look-at-me designer sunglasses have long been de rigueur in Hollywood, where the sun and the flash of paparazzi cameras shine bright.
The latest "it" sunglasses, launching for winter, up the fashion ante even more with super-luxurious details and...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 11:00 AM
I fear for the future of James Franco's acting career.
And when I say acting, I'm referring to Franco's portrayal of other characters, not the growing number of meta performances the actor is amassing.
It's not that Franco is bad at playing Franco. If...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 8:30 PM
We saw gravity-defying hair, mother-and-son dressing and one batty hat, a striking wide-brimmed Smokey Bear-style worn by Pharrell Williams.
But fashion with a capital "F?" There wasn't much of it on the Grammys red carpet this year. In fact, it was...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 8:13 PM
NEW YORK — The bus was standing room only as travelers hauling luggage jostled for space amid the commuters and other local riders. Two men with skis, ski boots and backpacks squeezed into the nook beside the rear exit, blocking the door. A woman...